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Beetle with only 5 antennomeres

Beetle with only 5 antennomeres
Pitkin, Vernon Parish, Louisiana, USA
July 28, 2018
Size: < 2 inches
medium sized beetle with 5 antennomeres. seen on plant shown and texas bull nettle

Frassed
Moved from True Bugs.

Heteroptera, true bug not a beetle
I believe this is Orsilochides guttata (I had to ask last year).

https://bugguide.net/node/view/95850/bgimage

The plant is a croton species.

 
great call, must be O. guttata indeed
angles like this one tend to be useless for identification, though

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